Dan Nicholas Park – Salisbury, NC

We have been to Dan Nicholas Park in Salisbury, North Carolina more than once, and each time we go, we have a great time!

Dan Nicholas Park Salisbury NC by This Little Home of MIne

While there are lots of things for all ages to enjoy, it is especially perfect for younger kids who would enjoy a short little train ride…

Dan Nicholas Park - Salisbury, NC Train by This Little Home of Mine

and a spin on a carousel.

Dan Nicholas Park Salisbury NC Carousel by This Little Home of Mine

There are also a variety animals to check out…(I’ll title this next photo “Captivated by Turtles”.)

Dan Nicholas Park Salisbury NC Animals by This Little Home of Mine

a fantastic little gem mining area (One of our favorite spots!)…

Dan Nicholas Park Salisbury NC Gem Mining by This Little Home of Mine

a putt-putt golf course…and lots of playground equipment to explore.

Dan Nicholas Park Salisbury NC Playground by This Little Home of Mine

Psst…the map of the park is perfect to use for a little map skills practice.

Dan Nicholas Park Salisbury NC by This Little Home of Mine

I’m sorry, the teacher in me simply can not help myself. 😉

Dan Nicholas Park Salisbury NC Animals by This Little Home of Mine

Dan Nicholas Park offers lots of other activities – like paddle boats and even a splash pad, but we have never made it over that way. They have several shelters (complete with grills, etc.), and I’ve heard there’s a concession stand with yummy milkshakes, too – but we have typically just spent the morning at the park and ventured toward home for lunch.

If you’re in the area, definitely stop off at this little gem of a park.

It’s an inexpensive family outing with lots of built-in learning opportunities.

Dan Nicholas Park

Salisbury, NC

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